Evacuation Shelter Information


The Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum is open a shelter to house evacuees from North Carolina’s coastal areas. The address is 2825 University Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC, 27105.

All inquiries and questions should be directed to the Joint Information Center at 919-825-2599. All donation and volunteer requests should be directed to the American Red Cross by visiting https://www.redcross.org/.

The LJVM Coliseum is working with the American Red Cross and other agencies to prepare the necessary supplies for individuals coming to stay.

Once opened, the facility will operate 24 hours per day. Essential security personnel will be on-site.

The American Red Cross will manage and operate the shelter in coordination with Forsyth County. Accommodations will be available for pets.

All media requests can be sent to Brittany Jennings at brittany.jennings2@redcross.org.

Updates will be made on this page and on social media – @LJVMColiseum.